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Civic heraldry of Gabon
The arms were officially granted on ?? The eagle and the mountain symbolise that Gabon's highest mountains lie in the region.
The partition stands for the two grand sectors Koula-Mouyon and Lastoursville.
The broken chains recall the liberation of the slaves by the French explorer Savorganan de Brazza.
Literature : scan from stamps; Muhlemann, 1986
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